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Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
saw from president obama, the comments he made, one of the most striking was when the president talked about his own influence, the influence it had on his own life from nelson mandela specifically hisrencing the fact that first political act, his first act of political activism dating back to 1981 was when he helped lead and make a speech at an anti-apartheid rally at occidental college. 19-year-old barack obama with the beginnings and the roots of his political career being inspired by nelson mandela and it talks about the responsibility he feels going forward to emulate and live up to the example that he set. >> who are we hearing from him and he'll? what did they have to say? aboutce the news broke his death, there has been a real out touring of statements from every possible corner of capitol hill to imagine everyone from republicans, democrats, ted , dickmitch mcconnell durbin, nancy pelosi. regardless of political ideology , there is a real outpouring of support and memories in honor of nelson mandela and his contributions. a lot of people talking about what he stood for
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
court. what is the point of the talks? >> what you saw from president obama and secretary kerry was refreshing candor in authority at the state and pragmatism. nobody is saying the deal is perfect and will succeed, it simply the alternative available. of the options on the table, the only thing that could work right now. it is going to be a better solution than simply imposing economic cost that cannot change iranian hater. >> limited sanctions as part of the preliminary accord. what is he going to mean for the country's economy and the average iranian? devon caught in the middle of the tensions between washington for over 30 years since the revolution. "limited," word is there will be relief. is a small percentage. congress wants to see more sanctions put on iran. if in six months there is no progress, i'd at research is pushing back. they said we have a firm sanctions. -- the administration is pushing back. you will not see dramatic changes. you will see relief on sanctions that were lifted. the auto area and sanctions. >> what about the average iranian? they haven't caught in the
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
. payroll grew by more than expected. the unemployment rate fell to a five-year low. towill talk to the pimco ceo get his take. president barack obama calls nelson mandela an example all aspire to.ould the president will likely attend mandela's funeral. japan's prime minister tells bloomberg he would like -- we have an exclusive interview later this hour. -- rate fell.te i want to bring in the chief washington correspondent peter cook and mike. you have been giving -- digging into the household survey and what that tells us about the market. >> yes. ist is really important here not only the level of the unemployment rate but the number of jobs created 818,000. the tin hat folks will love that. is a lot of job creation in the household survey. it is good news. for a look at the numbers the overall jobless rate come out to three digits. this month came in at 7.023%. below a six handle. the fed has been talking for 6.5% threshold. it will start a lot of hope among people out there that the job market is getting better. december they fall to a six percent number. >> building on that and
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
that on all sides of the political spectrum. but none really walked and talked the way that mandela did. his legacy in south africa will be unmatched of that of anyone we can think about. >> we are awaiting president obama. he is set to give a statement on the death of nelson mandela from the white house. what impacts has nelson mandela had on u.s. president politics? >> two things. first of all, i did want to make a point, which in south africa, there is actually going to be a lot of impact here. he a.n.c. has elections coming up, and they have had a hard time of it. the economy has had a difficult time. the a.n.c. has never gotten since 2% of the vote mandela was in charge of the country. they were set to under perform, and now they are not. now the vote turn out will be great, and it will be very solidly pro a.n.c. the legacy of mandela is really going to matter there. for the united states, in recent years mandela has had the kind of impact that martin luther king had. -- unifying union figure that gets beyond race. some of the best moments that you see in american statesmanship
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am EST
obama, we have , in china, the vice president will be addressing the crowd. i, cuba as well. and we talk about reconciliation. a lot of people from verizon walks of life and heads of state which we know already have some tensions brewing. i wonder if this is going to be a time where not only south africans unite but they also unite. >> if you so much. eleni from south africa. richard falkenrath -- rare to get four presidents together. the scope and scale speaks volumes. what does it mean for america? >> this is one of our most important allies now in africa. one of the most important countries. for the four presidents to do it -- the last time they did it was the opening of the george w. bush library. but this symbolically is immensely important. and for president obama as the first black president of the united states, and so a symbol toward equality. it shows global progress in terms of race. ofwith your studies international relations, how bad was the screwup that ronald sanctions thethe first time around. later on he said he regretted the decision. >> with the benefit of hindsig
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 1:00am EST
message of reconciliation that he always talked about. people that will be talking will be president barack obama, and cuban president ronald castro, and the rainy president roos on -- hassan rouhani will be present. hopefully this will be a time where people can reconcile. >> as is often the case, it is the absentees that are just as notable. >> we fax it got most of the countries that have been represented across the world. syria is not going to be attending. we know that some countries have not even come out with any kind of show of gratitude or grievance at all. this is going to be interesting to see how it plays out in the rest of the day. what is fascinating is that cleat -- queen elizabeth will not be attending but prince charles will be attending, but not today's memorial. he will attend the actual funeral on sunday. >> the memorial today will be four hours long tackle president obama will be speaking. >> four hours long. annie lennox will be attending and singing. mandela was a big fan of the spice girls. they have had encounters in the past. is it not for mandela. this is r
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
people. they are not interested in reading your e-mails or text messages. >> president obama speaking on hardball. what kind of reforms eu imagine the president is talking about he phrases the way it as self-restraint will not be enough. the nsa artie has privacy rules that it violates on a regular basis. it cannot be trusted to police itself. thing that wetant hope will be endorsed is fundamentally changing the statute, the rules so they can no longer collect information on everyday americans and innocent people are not -- who are not suspected of doing anything wrong. government and nsa truly protect us is everything it's -- is transparent? >> no one is calling for them to name terrorist targets or explain who they are spying on. explainst asking they the very different parameters. release the underpinnings. it is crazy in the united states we have a secret court making interpretations about the constitution. there is a lot of information we can make public that will not tip off the bad guys but allow us to have an informed bait for the first time since 9/11. -- debate sinc
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
dropping opposition to a deal. president obama praised the agreement which is a first in the 18 year history of the wto. analysts say it will do more to salvage talks then food shortages and help global commerce. to basically out get an agreement among all of us since 2001 or even earlier in 1995. we have not been able to get an agreement. that is the first part of the significance. ,he second is that the package even though it is small but ambitious in the sense that it basically delivers on parts of economies and the agreement that was reached, i think will set a very good traction for the purpose of moving ahead on development. this is not so bad. >> we are also waiting for official results from india's state elections. the opposition has be seen at the big winner. beginnal state will counting today. paul's point to the national vote which must be held by may. let's have a look at the prospects of the trading week over there and what happened on friday as well. it was higher by about 0.3%. we could be building on that. a group of investors is said to be considering a bid for the q
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
obama speaking on "hardball." what kind of reforms do you imagine the president is talking about? >> the way he phrases it as self-restraint will not be enough. the nsa internally has privacy rules that it violates on a regular basis. it cannot be trusted to police itself. that is not how our democracy works. the most important thing and that we hope the white house and congress will endorse is changing the statutes and rules that they cannot collect information on everyday americans not suspected of doing anything wrong. >> this what -- if you would say. how would the government and nsa protect us if everything is transparent? >> nobody is calling them to name terrorist targets or explain who they are spying on, we are asking that they explain the basic parameters. the legal underpinnings. in the united states, we have a secret court making secret law. there's a lot of information with the main public that is not going to tip off the bad guys but allow us to have an informed debate since 9/11. >> yahoo!, twitter, google said they will beef up security. what else can the companie
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
. compliments on food subsidies in a latin american block. president obama praised the draft agreement. analysts say it will do more to salvage the long-running doha round of talks and to solve food shortages and tell global commerce. more on this deal later. we're going to hear. the u.s. and japanese economies will recover the most next year. find out more from the chief economist when "first up" returns. ♪ >> australia's largest insurer shares are plunging, the biggest drop in 12 years up down 21%. it is paired off that one. unexpected net loss of about $250 million. it is due to write-downs at the north american operations. this is a stock where watching for you this morning. qbe falling the most in 12 years. that will be one of the lacquers on the sx 200. on tuesday a hearing is due to begin. into the asian on the crash. happened in san francisco in july. people died when the bowl and triple seven hit a seawall as a came into land. they're going to look at the pilot performance. on wednesday it is hong kong's biggest debut in a year. china raise about $2.5 billion in its ipo. it was set up
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 8:00am EST
obama signed it. i do not want to shut down the government. >> thank you for joining us. ron johnson of the wisconsin. we have more great guest ahead. we are going to be talking to and how it ismens dealing with the uncertainties in washington. our dentures in bitcoin. yesterday, matt miller bought a coin. we will show you what he has been buying with it. >> he stiffed me yesterday on lunch. >> we will tell you what he bought. ♪ >> you are watching "in the loop." step,t, the fed's next is big industrial company overhauling its operations, cutting 15,000 jobs, restructuring and selling units. a new ceo took over. siemens largest market, 52,000 people in the u.s.. joining us is aaron spiegel. -- eric spiegel. you involved in a restructuring going on at siemens. >> a lot of the decisions have been announced and we are executing here. we have sold off some businesses which were significant businesses in the u.s. we have to adjust to that. of new companies coming in. we have acquired new businesses in the u.s.. -- quite a bit of time making those things happen. >> when you hear 15,000 job
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
in the united states. president obama has talked often about nelson mandela. there are several members of congress who on more than one occasion have talked about mandela and the impact he has had not just on politics and life in south africa, but on politics around the world, even here in this country. a nobel peace prize winner. someone who the anti-apartheid movement here in the united states looked to when he was in prison in robin island and other places. his release in 1990 and going on to become the leader of south africa. lot of lessons to be learned from his life. i am waiting word not only from the white house, but the congress and their reaction to the deaths of nelson man -- mandela. >> you did some reporting on president obama's south african trip, where president obama was very mindful of mr. mandela's health. remind the viewers of what president obama did when he went to south africa several months ago? >> well, again, i wasn't on that trip, but there was oncern, some talk even then. nelson mandela was in failing health at that time. that perhaps his visit to sou
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am EST
tribute to the first black president of the country. obama and -- barack many other world leaders are in attendance. let's talk about what we are seeing as the event is unfolding. lenny joins us with more. stunning pictures coming. clearly, a huge amount focus on this event. what is the story that is going to be told? >> people are still arriving. hundreds of thousands, millions will be watching what goes on today. these are live pictures from the stadium. it is raining, but south africans are singing. they are so part of this moment, knowing they will reflect back on a leader that change this country's face. be addressingill the crowd. other people will also be addressing. we also have the president of was notd xi jinpeng able to attend, which was interesting. of state will be addressing the crowd from that country. india and cuba as well. president, the man who succeeded nelson mandela, a man that also did not finish his second term in office as well. a lot of controversy surrounding him. this is the part where we see south africans coming together, all editions showing that they ar
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